Rediscover sunshine, optimism, and what it means to live Summer Out Loud

Pawtucket, R.I. (June 28, 2021) The YMCA’s free three-week Summer Out Loud Challenge launches July 12. Opt-in to the free challenge today by texting SUMMER to 844.889.6222 and be entered to win a one-year household membership to your choice of the YMCA of Pawtucket branches and the national grand prize of a family vacation of your choice (up to $5,000 value).

After opting-in via text, follow the prompts to register for the challenge. You will receive three texts a week filled with motivation, workouts, and family fun activities to try throughout the challenge. Participating in the Summer Out Loud Challenge will also let you attend any YMCA of Pawtucket branch location for free for one-week to enjoy swimming, working out, and a variety of classes. The Y has locations in Pawtucket, Lincoln and Woonsocket.

Visit your local YMCA to pick up your Summer Out Loud passport filled with creative ideas and activities to do together with your family this July. To be eligible for the grand prizes, you must opt-in to the challenge and complete and return the passport to your local Y by Wednesday, August 4. The grand prize winner will be announced on Friday, August 13.

“Kids and parents are eager to get out of the house and enjoy some of their most cherished summertime traditions and activities, said Jeanine Achin, COO of the YMCA of Pawtucket. “With sunny days finally in the forecast, we encourage families to participate in this free challenge to rediscover sunshine, optimism, and what it means to live Summer Out Loud!”

Visit your local YMCA to learn more about the free challenge.

About the YMCA

The Y is one of the nation’s leading nonprofits strengthening communities through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. Across the U.S., 2,700 Ys engage 22 million men, women and children – regardless of age, income or background – to nurture the potential of children and teens, improve the nation’s health and well-being, and provide opportunities to give back and support neighbors. Anchored in more than 10,000 communities, the Y has the long-standing relationships and physical presence not just to promise, but to deliver, lasting personal and social change. The YMCA of Pawtucket is comprised of five branches across the state: Pawtucket Family YMCA and Heritage Park YMCA Early Learning Center in Pawtucket, MacColl YMCA in Lincoln, Westwood YMCA in Coventry and Woonsocket YMCA.